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Child has cough with sputum. Can Ambrodil S or Asthalin expectorant be given?

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hi,my son 2 years, is having heavy cough with sputum, for the time being ie till he taken to the ped which medicine can be given, we have ambrodil s / asthalin expectorant
Posted Fri, 12 Apr 2013 in Child Health
Answered by Dr. Uma Rajah Ananth 2 hours later
Yes, you can give him 1 tsp of asthalin ( if he is known wheezer)
And one 1 tsp of cough syrup after 1 hr. Till you go to the doctor
You can give this.
But please do go to the doctor and get him checked up with steth

Good luck
God bless
Dr Uma-
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